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Technical person from Boulder, CO

Introducing tckr.html - A simple calculator strip. Like ticker tape, with variables.

2020-01-28 Code
I’ve been wanting a tool lately where it functions kind of like a blank text document, but when you type some math it actually evaluates the formula for you, letting you save the output for use in further equations. So, last night I built it over the course of maybe two hours. It’s simple. It does what it says on the box. It’s portable (just one .html file). It’s easy. Continue reading

Slither Bots - How I built a series of JavaScript snippets to play Slither.io for you

2018-08-22 Code

Slither Bots is a series of scripts I created that automate playing the web-based game Slither.io in increasingly complicated ways.

Slither.io is a multiplayer version of the classic Worm game. You hit other snakes, you lose, they hit you, they lose. Once a worm dies, it drops a bunch of food that can be slurped up by the survivors (or anyone else) and can double or triple a player’s size in a second or two.

I started very simply, and added layers of complexity one after another, saving them each as a separate generation.

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